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Anna Q. Nilsson (Anna Quirentia Nilsson)

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Biography

Ystad, Skåne län, Sweden
Anna Quirentia Nilsson, popularly known as "Anna Q", who was born on March 30th, 1888, in Ystad, Sweden, emigrated to the United States in 1905. The 5'7" Nilsson used her blonde beauty to become a famous model for well-known fashion photographers and fine artists. In 1907 she was chosen the most beautiful girl in the US and in 1911 made her film debut in Molly Pitcher (1911). She was an overnight sensation, becoming a silent film superstar in the first decade of the 20th century. Read more...

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Character: Juror Next to Foreman

The People vs. Dr. Kildare 1941

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Character: Madame Deval

Crossroads 1942

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Character: Paula Wales

The Great Man's Lady 1942

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Character: Mrs. Scott's Nurse

The Valley of Decision 1945

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Character: Dr. Rossiger's Secretary

The Secret Heart 1946

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Character: Mrs. Holstrom

The Farmer's Daughter 1947

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Character: Miss Brady, English Teacher

Cynthia 1947

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Character: Mrs. Poynter

Adam's Rib 1949

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Character: Woman with Harp

In the Good Old Summertime 1949

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Character: Anna Q. Nilsson

Sunset Blvd. 1950

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Character: Kay Jansen

An American in Paris 1951

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Character: Abby's Maid

Fearless Fagan 1952

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Character: Dora Sorrell

Sorrell and Son 1927

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